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Revisit: Rashid Karami Fairground by Oscar NiemeyerSubscription

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In Lebanon’s second city, the decaying structures of a microcosmic Brasília might still be reactivated as an egalitarian vision of urban culture

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ZUS: ‘the end is not the end’Subscription

By Lili Zarzycki

ZUS remain resilient and resistant under the threat of reflex demolition, marking out their own spaces for the city in unsolicited projects that bring life to areas made static by the city’s speculative value

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Changing places: reuse of obsolescent buildings in south LondonSubscription

By Owen Hatherley

Driven by culture, commerce, convenience and the vogue for adaptive reuse, south London’s current wave of gentrification is still problematic

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The Architectural Review on buildings, obsolescence and afterlivesSubscription

Join Owen Hatherley, 6a Architects, Assemble and the AR at South London Gallery on Wednesday 20 February to celebrate this month’s Failure issue

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AR February 2019 on FailureSubscription

Jørn Utzon | Case Design | Rotor | Minoru Yamasaki | Oscar Niemeyer | Foster + Partners | 6A | CTA | Haworth Tompkins | Assemble | ZUS | Typology: Power Station

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    The AR December 2018/January 2019 Book issue

    Features on books and buildings, with pieces exploring the architecture and influence of books as well as libraries and archives from across the world including the winner of the AR Library awards

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    AR November 2018 on Emerging Architecture

    Fourteen architects under the age of 45 to watch from around the world, plus pieces on the Netherlands and Amsterdam, where the winner of the AR Emerging Architecture awards 2018 will be announced

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    AR October 2018 on Food

    Feilden Fowles | Studio FH | Light Earth Designs | IPPR | Metro | Caruso St John | Ateliermob and Colectivo Warehouse | Cooking Sections | Jean Nouvel | Urbain Dubois | Typology: Market hall

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    AR September 2018 on Belgium

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Liz Diller and Hélène Binet will be speaking at the Women in Architecture awards & luncheon on Friday 1 March at The Savoy in London – book now

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FORUM: the Women in Architecture shortlist in conversationSubscription

Join the discussion with architects shortlisted in the Women in Architecture awards 2019, held in partnership with the RIBA on Thursday 28 February

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Women in Architecture 2019 shortlists revealedSubscription

This year’s shortlists for the Architect of the Year award and the Moira Gemmill Prize for Emerging Architecture bring together architects from around the world.

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Winners of Jane Drew and Ada Louise Huxtable prizes revealedSubscription

American architect Elizabeth Diller and Swiss-French photographer Hélène Binet recognised by Women in Architecture awards

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Now in its tenth year, The Architectural Review is seeking the most innovative and creative houses in the world – enter the AR House awards now

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Temples of ignorance: boundaries blur between book collections and the buildings that house them Subscription

By Maarten Delbeke, Emma Letizia Jones

As building and as metaphor – from the civic space of the library to Giulio Camillo’s ‘theatre of memory’, architecture plays a crucial part in the structuring and disposition of knowledge 

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Volumes of words: the architecture of the pageSubscription

By Hannah Gregory

Reciprocities between text and architecture open up new ways of reading

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Square the circle: Green Square Library in Sydney, Australia by Stewart Hollenstein in association with Stewart ArchitectureSubscription

By Andrew Mackenzie

AR Library Winner: unconventional but uncompromising, Stewart Hollenstein’s Green Square development offers far more than the typical library

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Triple Dutch: while the Superdutch play abroad, what's happening at home? Subscription

By Hans Ibelings

In reaction to the international fame-chasing of the Superdutch, some architects at home are refocusing on architecture’s essence while others are redefining the role of the architect entirely

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Zero tolerance: Amsterdam, the cradle of capitalismSubscription

By Alex Raúl

Despite a historical culture of tolerance, the Netherlands is also guilty of oppression. With the global rise of the far right, perhaps it is time for Amsterdam to reassert its liberal values

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Nature nurtured: Carla Juaçaba Studio, BrazilSubscription

Carla Juaçaba exploits lush settings to the full, deploying abundant glazing, simple lines and deftly orchestrating light

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Hides of industry: Johansen Skovsted, DenmarkSubscription

Johansen Skovsted Arkitekter are increasingly drawn to post-industrial rural sites where they can deploy wider regeneration initiatives

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Rites of passage: Yu Momoeda Architecture Office, JapanSubscription

Poetic sensibility married to a burgeoning ceremonial theme distinguish recent projects by Yu Momoeda Architecture Office 

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Oenological restorative: Aulets Arquitectes, SpainSubscription

Preoccupied with the preservation of the architectural culture of Mallorca, Aulets learn from the simple structures of their namesake to create sustainable and contextual local architecture 

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Hungry for change: cities don't feed themselvesSubscription

By Carolyn Steel

For thousands of years food has shaped civilisation, but with the swelling of the world’s megacities, how can we avoid eating ourselves to death? 

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By Rahel Aima

Beyond its middle-class suburban origins, the dinner party has challenged perceptions and catalysed art movements

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Farewell to architecture: contrasts and common ground in Flanders and WalloniaSubscription

By Christophe Van Gerrewey

Two opposing approaches, one breaking with the past, the other honouring it, characterise the architecture of Flanders and Wallonia respectively

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Magnificent Belgium: a country without a labelSubscription

By Jonathan Meades

Jonathan Meades celebrates Belgium’s art, food, cities, and above all else, its magnificent suburbanism

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